LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. – A missing Lincoln County teen that was last seen at her home a week ago has been located and is safe.

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, 18-year-old Tamara Louise Stansford was last seen at her home on February 10. Relatives told police that they believe she could be in Charlotte.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective Justin Link made contact with the teen on Friday and she is reported safe.

Stansford had been entered NCIC as a missing person.